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Two staffers hurt at Tipton prison

There is no lockdown at the Tipton prison after two officers were attacked by inmates this week. One staffer did need stitches. Prison officials sent out a press release saying there were incorrect reports of a lockdown making the rounds. The two officers were assaulted in separate incidents Thursday morning.

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Be ready for cannon fire at Lincoln – U!

You might hear what sounds like cannon fire from the Lincoln campus this morning. ROTC cadets will fire a ceremonial artillery salute shortly after 9-am. It’s part of the traditional wreath laying ceremony honoring the Civil War soldiers who founded the (Jefferson City) college. New president Dr. Jerald Jones Woofolk …

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Settlement in DeBrodie case

The attorney for the mother of Carl DeBrodie says she has reached a confidential settlement in her civil lawsuit. Rudy Veit tells ABC 17 that Carolyn Summers is getting a sufficient amount of money, and some cash is also going to facilities that helped DeBrodie. The civil suit was filed …

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What’s going to happen at the MSP prison site?

You’re hearing the talk turn back to a conference center as plans are being discussed for the future of the MSP prison. Jefferson City Councilman Laura Ward hopes that happens. After months of discussion with state officials, Jefferson City now has the deed to about 30 – acres of the …

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New info on infectious disease in Versailles

What Versailles school officials thought was a case of meningitis was actually a form of encephalitis. A letter had gone out especially warning parents of middle school football players, those who chose not to get vaccinations and anyone who had strep of possible exposure to the diseases. A new letter …

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Jason Kander drops out of KC Mayor’s race

(MissouriNet) — Former Missouri Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander announced yesterday that he’s dropping out of the race for Kansas City mayor. Kander said he’s taking time to deal with depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Jack Cardetti, a Democratic operative who knows Kander, thinks the he’ll be an …

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Wal-Mart bomb threat gets man only probation

(AP) — A 37-year-old man was placed on two years of unsupervised probation for making a bomb threat at a Walmart in Jefferson City. Carl Rhoads, of Holts Summit, pleaded guilty to third-degree making terroristic threat, a misdemeanor, in September. Rhoads also was ordered never to enter the Walmart store …

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Juvenile held in Westview Heights stabbing

A 15 – year old is in Cole County’s Juvenile Attention Center accused of stabbing a victim in the Westview Heights subdivision. Deputies were called to South Brooks Drive where they found the victim had already been taken to St. Marys Hospital. The teen suspect was picked up at a …

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Man accused of attacking teen with gas pump nozzle

A man is in the Cole County jail after trying to steal a car and hitting a teen in the head with a gas pump nozzle. James Davenport allegedly told a clerk at the gas station in the 700 – block of Stadium Sunday he was an undercover JCPD officer …

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